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Economics, Department

Fakultät Sozial- und Wirtschaftswissenschaften at the Uni Bamberg

Lehreinheit Volkswirtschaftslehre

  • Feldkirchenstraße 21
  • 96045 Bamberg
  • Phone: +49 951 863-2501
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Basic information

Total number of students 470 *
Number of master degree students 130
Percentage of teaching by practitioners 5.0 %
Percentage of teaching by practitioners, master's 10.0 %

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase 8/14 points

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees 92.5 % *
Graduations in appropriate time, master's 28.1 % *

International orientation

Outgoing students 5.0 %

Job market- and career-orientation

Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment 9.3 %
Master theses in cooperation with work environment 7.0 %
Share of professors with work experience 20.0 %


Publications per professor Points per professor within the range 0,6 to 1,0
Third party funds per academic 7.3 T€
Doctorates per professor 0.2
Research reputation 1.4 %

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 2.4
Support in studies 2.1
Courses offered 2.3
Study organisation 1.7
Exams 2.7
Research orientation 2.4
Job market preparation 3.1
Support for stays abroad 1.5
Rooms 2.5
Library 1.6
IT-infrastructure 2.0
Overall study situation 2.1

Students' assessments on consecutive master's degree courses

Teacher support 1.7
Support in studies 2.0
Courses offered 1.7
Study organisation 1.7
Transition to Master's studies 1.7
Research orientation 1.9
Support for stays abroad 1.7
Overall study situation 1.8

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Further information provided by the department

  • Special features regarding teaching
    The Bachelor's and Master's course in European Economic Studies (EES) is characterised by teaching with an international focus, which can be completed largely in English, depending on the courses selected by students. A balanced combination of lectures, seminars and language training is ensured. The high level of freedom in choosing courses and the integration of a broad range of courses from neighbouring disciplines (including Business Administration, Politics, Sociology, Business Informatics) allows students to give their studies an individual focus with regard to a subsequent Master's degree or professional life.
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    Compulsory year abroad in the Bachelor programme, voluntary semester abroad for the Master EES. High percentage of classes not taught in German. Two foreign business languages (Bachelor) and/or one or two (Master): Business English, Spanish, Italian, French and Russian. Research cooperation with universities in Spain, Italy, USA, Finland and the Netherlands. Currently four double degree agreements in the Bachelor EES, one double degree agreement in the Master EES.
  • Exchange universities for stay abroads
    Heriott-Watt University, Großbritannien; National University of Ireland in Galway, Irland; Universitat de Barcelona, Spanien; University of Turku, Finnland; Cracow University of Economics, Polen; Corvinus University Budapest, Ungarn; Universidad de Santiago de Chile; Sun Yat-sen University, Zhuhai, China; Stellenbosch University, Südafrika; University of Georgia, USA.
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    Experimental laboratory, powerful data centre including access to databases such as Datastream and software such as Stata, very well-stocked library.
  • Special features regarding research activities
    Intensive cooperation in the field of behavioural economics; regular publications in top international journals and presentations of new research results at international conferences. Member of the Bavarian Graduate Program in Economics (BGPE). The Bamberg doctoral program "Macroeconomics with Limited Rationality is also docked at the Institute for Economics: Dynamics, Stabilisation and Distribution "(BaGBeM).
  • Other special features
    The friends and alumni association European Economic Studies acts, among other things, as a link between the chairs and students, thus enabling it to become actively involved in the design and further development of the programme. Close cooperation with the Institute for Labour Market and Vocational Research (Nuremberg): two special professorships economics with department heads of the IAB.
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